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Maintaining Your Commercial Ice Machine

We completely understand that you have a lot on your plate as a commercial kitchen owner, and that your staff is equally busy each and every night. However, there are certain routine services which must be completed if you want to keep everything running smoothly in your restaurant or bar. One of these tasks is to ensure that your commercial ice machine is properly maintained. The problem is that there are so many other issues to deal with, that you may not remember until it is too late and something goes wrong with your system. Preventive maintenance is always better than reactionary repairs, though, so here are a few tips from the pros at Atlantic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Inc. regarding the maintenance of your commercial ice machine in Dover, DE.

Ice Machine Maintenance Tips

The most basic task to complete is to change your water filters regularly. The water that feeds your commercial ice machine may not be the purest in the world, and these filters can help ensure that your system is making clean, pure ice even if the supply is not perfect. This should be done at least every 6 months, or according to manufacturers’ instructions. This will allow you to serve your customers drinks that taste just the way they should, without any unwanted contaminants to the flavor or presentation. It will also help to inhibit the buildup of scale within the system or your supply line, which can disrupt the ice making process.

You should also take the time to sanitize your commercial ice machine on a regular basis. Simply changing water filters is not enough to ensure the high quality of your ice machine. By emptying your system of ice and draining out the water therein, you can scrub it clean and sanitize it to ensure that there are no risks of contamination to your ice. For more details regarding how best to care for your commercial ice machine, just call the experts on our team.

When it comes to ice machines and other commercial refrigeration equipment and services in Dover, DE, Atlantic Refrigeration & Air Conditioning, Inc. is the company to call.

We have the products and services you need to keep your business running smoothly. Let us know when you are ready to schedule service.

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